Benjamin Britten : War RequiemVladislav Hall in Prague Castle

93 min

Available until 16/10/2024

British composer Benjamin Britten was always a staunch pacifist. Deeply affected by the horrors of the Second World War, he wanted to pay tribute to its heroes with his composition War Requiem. Around sixty years after its premiere, this oratorio resonates in the old Royal Palace of Prague Castle as a call for an end to Russia's war against Ukraine.

With

  • Kyle van Schoonhoven

  • Susanne Bernhard

  • Linda Sitkova

  • Arvid Fagerfjäll

Director

Adam Rezk

Composer

Benjamin Britten

Music director

Lukas Vasilek

Orchestra

  • Prague Philharmonia

  • Sinfonieorchester Kiew

  • Kammerochester der tschechischen Philharmonie

Choir director

Jan Pirner

Choir

  • Prager Philharmonischer Chor

  • Kinderchor Radost Praha

Country

  • France

  • Czech Republic

Year

2023

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